Fee increases proposed for state parks, Jan. 1


The public is invited to

attend a series of public information meetings

regarding proposed Wyoming State Park and

Historic Site fee increases expected to go into

effect on Jan. 1, 2021.

The public meetings, which can be

accessed either virtually or by phone, will

provide important information about these

proposed changes.

Public comment regarding the changes

will be made via the Secretary of State‘s

website at http://rules.wyo.gov or via email to

[email protected] through Nov. 14.

“All revenue collected through visitor fees

goes right back to Wyo Parks’ sites to fund

operation/maintenance costs, new projects,

site enhancements and resource protection”

Wyoming State Parks Deputy Director Dave

Glenn said. “Current revenue shortfalls and

necessary budget reductions will require an

increase in revenue in order to keep state

parks and historic sites open, staffed, and

maintained. Fees collected from visitors

do not fully fund Wyo Parks operations.

Wyoming Parks also relies on general fund

dollars and funding from other sources

such as grants, motorboat gas taxes, and

donations.”

Public information meetings will be hosted

via google meets and via phone under the

following schedule.

Oct. 26, 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Google meet id meet.google.com/fgvjdbv-

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Phone number 1-575-305-4675

(pin:827478303)

Nov. 2, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Google meet id meet.google.com/kpcxany-

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Phone Number 1-414-909-7595 (pin: 440

636 765#)

A copy of the proposed rules may be

obtained on the Wyoming Administrative

Rules System: https://rules.wyo.gov by using

the advanced search for proposed rules, or by

contacting Wyo Parks Headquarters at 2301

Central Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82002, or by

email to [email protected]

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